For teaching certification, 36 credits are required in professional education courses.
Specific requirements are found in the secondary education section.
Students must take MAT 130 as their quantitative literacy requirement unless they place into a higher-level course.
A student majoring in mathematics must take PHY 101 with the laboratory as one of the science core courses and is strongly encouraged to take PHY 102 with the laboratory as the other science core course.
Requirements for the Major in Mathematics for Students Seeking Certification (3 credits unless specified)
Mathematics Electives (3 credits)
Electives from any department (0–8 credits)
Total Credits for Major: 44
Special RequirementsA student must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 in all required courses for the major or minor. If the GPA falls below this, the student is placed on probation by the department and has one semester to increase the GPA to the minimum standard.
Failing this, the student will be dismissed from the program unless he or she gets an extension from the department chair.
No grade lower than a 'C-' in a mathematics course will count toward fulfilling the requirements of the major or minor.